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Who would be a violinist in the 21st century? Orchestras are running out of funding while those that escape the cuts are having to become more ‘commercial’.
Styles of antique jewellery can be defined by several periods. Each period has its own distinct influences, use of gemstones and materials. The following guide details these periods. To discover… Read more »
Our experts guide to common jewellery terminology
Our run down of the world’s most expensive cars. Ferrari and Bugatti dominate the list of the most expensive cars ever sold. There is also a new entrant at number… Read more »
Pablo Picasso was a 20th century Spanish artist estimated to have produced in the region of 50,000 works. These included paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings and prints. Many or his works… Read more »
This is a guest post by Oliver Shuttleworth. Oliver worked for Sotheby’s as a Specialist and Director for 8 years and now works with Waterhouse and Dodd on Saville Row in London.
Our experts guide to some common silver terminology
Unsurprisingly diamonds take up all 5 spots in our most expensive jewellery list, having been bought, sold and designed by an intriguing range of business men, royalty, dealers and celebrities.
First edition prints of books, manuscripts and folios can fetch enormous sums at auction. Here is our list of the five most valuable books ever sold.
Our expert’s guide to the terms you will see as you collect and deal in Ceramics.